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New thrill ride at Luna Park in Coney Island: Thunderbolt roller coaster

Source: WPIX.com

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NEW YORK (PIX11) — The Thunderbolt will take riders on a vertical lift, a 115-foot vertical drop, then a 100-foot vertical loop and five inversions. It  will be the first coaster to include a loop since 1910, except for a very short-lived one in the 1980s. Riders will travel at speeds up to 65 miles per hour. Luna Park, Coney Island West 15th street and the boardwalk Brooklyn, New York 11224 Fore more information, check out ...
Full article at: WPIX.com Jun 25 2014, 5:57am CDT
 


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Source: Brooklyn Paper

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See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Brooke Cortesefor The Brooklyn PaperI’ve always felt that baseball is in my blood, the love and passion for the game has been passed on to me from my father, a Brooklyn native, who got it from my grandfather; so when it came down to picking a career path and the opportunity to cover the Brooklyn Cyclones for The Brooklyn Paper presented itself, it was a no-brainer. And, yes, may name is Brooke Lynn. My love for the game s ...
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130 Years Ago Monday: First U.S. Roller Coaster Opens At Coney Island

Source: CBS New York

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One hundred thirty years ago Monday, the very first roller coaster in the U.S made its debut at Coney Island. The coaster, called the Switchback Railway, was 600 feet long and ran a mere 6 mph, according to the Coney Island History Project. The fare was just a nickel. The roller coaster was designed by inventor and businessman LaMarcus Adna Thompson (1848-1919.) Thompson had been inspired by the ...
Full article at: CBS New York Jun 16 2014, 9:01pm CDT
 

PHOTO GALLERIES: VIDEO: First ride on the Thunderbolt!

Source: Brooklyn Paper

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Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Max JaegerThe Brooklyn PaperThe Thunderbolt roller coaster stormed into the People’s Playground over the weekend, sending through hair-rasing twists and turns nearly 30 times an hour since its official opening on June 14. We sent our intrepid Adventure Correspondent Max Jaeger to take the first ride and bring back the lowdown on this high-flying new beast of the Boardwalk. Coney Island’s bra ...
Full article at: Brooklyn Paper Jun 16 2014, 5:27pm CDT
 

Thunderbolt roller coaster opens at Luna Park

Source: amNewYork

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The Thunderbolt, a new steel roller coaster in Coney Island's Luna Park, opened to the public Saturday, June 14, 2014, where its original, wooden namesake previously sat. ( ...
Full article at: amNewYork Jun 15 2014, 1:06pm CDT
 

Documentary Unlocking Dockstader Profiles an American Electronic-Music Visionary

Source: The Stranger

This is welcome news: University of Rhode Island student Justin H Brierley is making a documentary about the American composer Tod Dockstader. Now 82, Dockstader is a self-taught sound engineer and sound-effects specialist who produced some of the most interesting and important musique concrète recordings of the ’60s. Beyond these, a track from Dockstader's first album, Eight Pieces, was used in Federico Fellini's film Satyricon. He also worked in the libr ...
Full article at: The Stranger May 27 2014, 3:11pm CDT
 

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